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PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA) is a condition that causes sudden, frequent, uncontrollable episodes of crying and/or laughing that don't match how you feel inside. It affects almost 2 million people in the US who have traumatic brain injuries or certain neurologic conditions.*

* Work SS, Colamonico JA, Bradley WG, Kaye RE. Pseudobulbar affect: an under-recognized and under-treated neurological disorder. Adv Ther. 2011;28:586–601.

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These are not all of the neurologic conditions that can cause PBA; if you think that you may have PBA but your neurologic condition is not listed, consult your doctor.

Approximately 2 million people in the US with traumatic brain injuries or neurologic conditions have PBA. Some of the conditions that may cause PBA include:

  • Stroke
  • Alzheimer's disease and dementia
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)

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